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Kevin Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. His first movie, Clerks. (1994), was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked. He was only allowed to shoot at night after the store closed. This movie... See full bio »

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 2015 Shooting Clerks (associate producer) (filming)
 2012-2014 Comic Book Men (TV Series) (executive producer - 31 episodes)
- Walt's Treehouse (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Heir Apparent (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Knights of the Stash (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Certified Guaranty (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Batcycle on Broad (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Emo Kev (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Gooper (Video short) (executive producer)
 2013 The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Get Greedo (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Jay and Silent Bob Go Down Under (TV Movie) (producer)
 2012 Spoilers with Kevin Smith (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- You Don't Know Dick: 'K. Phillip' (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Stiller? I Never Met Her (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Aurora's Dark Knight (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Peter Parker Pecked a Pack of Powers (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Bear Nation (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Popcorn Porn: Watching 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Reaper (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Sucks Less with Kevin Smith (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Season Finale (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Mail Bag (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Kevin's Breakdown (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Drop-Out (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Slappers (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Back to the Well: 'Clerks II' (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 Small Town Gay Bar (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Reel Paradise (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Now You Know (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001 Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2000 Vulgar (executive producer)
 1999 Big Helium Dog (executive producer)
 1999 Tail Lights Fade (executive producer - uncredited)
 1997 A Better Place (executive producer)
 1997 Good Will Hunting (co-executive producer)
 1996 Drawing Flies (executive producer)
 1996 Hiatus (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Clerks. (producer)
 1992 Mae Day: The Crumbling of a Documentary (Short documentary) (producer)
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Other Works:

Provided director's commentary on the Criterion DVD for Chasing Amy (1997). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 17 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Silent Bob | Kevin | Kev | Kevin P. Smith

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on involving himself with online podcasts] If I'm a white noise in your life, if I'm this background voice that's comforting to know it's there, I could go a lot farther than I ever could've gone with film. I can go weird places with you - in the bathroom, on the bus on the worst plane ride of your life. You can't demand that the audience do 'appointment viewing' anymore. You have to make it as ... See more »

Trivia:

In one of his podcasts, Smith revealed that the name of Silent Bob came, in part, from a character in Tim Burton's Batman (1989), Bob the Goon, citing in particular Jack Nicholson's (The Joker) line "Bob, gun" and the character stoically handing him a gun. See more »

Trademark:

Always uses a "The director would like to thank" special credit column near the end of his films' end credits. He usually thanks, among others, God, his wife Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Scott Mosier, Jason Mewes, and the film's crew. He also will not use the opening credit "A Kevin Smith Film" because he believes a film is the work of ALL the people involved, not just the director. See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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